The Knight's Move' is an annual series of lectures by eminent international speakers who stand out by their unusual, enlightening and inspirational visions concerning the city, urbanity, the public domain, and community. Just as the knight moves in an atypical and unusual way across the chessboard, Stroom Den Haag likewise wants to cut across all disciplines and thus stimulate rethinking the city.
Tuesday 25 January 2011, 8 pm
Iain Sinclair is a British author and filmmaker whose work is rooted in London and is related to psychogeography. Psychogeography is the study of the effects of the geographical environment on the emotions and behavior of individuals. It was first introduced by Guy Debord in the 1950s and is also described as the science of wandering and exploring. Books by Sinclair include 'London: City of Disappearances' (2006), 'Liquid City' (1999, with Marc Atkins) and 'London Orbital' (2002).